This is a translation of the only extant book on Islamic Law written in Arabic during the era of slavery in the United States. It also includes photos of the original text and a biography of the author Bilali Muhammad.
Shaykh Daoud taught Islam from the Great Depression until the seventies as a religion that was the true light of the Civil Rights Movement. This father of American Islam paved the road for the Dar-ul-Islam, Jamil al-Amin, the Fuqara, Imam Isa and the Nuwabians, and Brooklyn’s Masjid Farooq through his Islamic Mission to America. This work Islam, the True Faith, the Religion of Humanity is the ... read more
"Several years ago in Vienna, a historical discussion of Bosnia came from the pen of the renowned and reputable Bosnian Muslim intellectual Camil J. Avdic, who lives in the United States. Probably due to its economic scope and design, the work – which carries the title Bosna u historijskoj Perspektivi (Bosnia in historical perspective) – has not received the appropriate public attention, altho... read more
This brief work is the thesis of Imam Kamil Yusuf Avdich (1914-1979) written for the School of Higher Shariah in Sarajevo in 1937. Avdich was a pioneer in the history of Islam in America -- he started some of the earliest Islamic periodicals in the United States, wrote "An Outline of Islam" the first textbook for Islamic Sunday Schools, and led the Bosnian Muslim community in Chicago.
A study of the development of the John Crerar Library from conception to its growth and acquistions and cataloging methodologies.
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